Art Gallery of Sudbury | Galerie d’art de Sudbury Offsite Venue Program

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Call for Submissions

The Art Gallery of Sudbury / Galerie d’art de Sudbury welcomes proposals from local artists for two offsite exhibition opportunities offered in conjunction with our partners in this program, The Laughing Buddha (194 Elgin Street, Sudbury) and the Sudbury Theatre Centre (170 Shaughnessy St, Sudbury).

These opportunities are intended to be sales opportunities for local artists and to showcase works from professional and emerging artists, instructors and students of the City of Greater Sudbury and surrounding regions. Proposal requirements and instructions for the offsite venue program are listed below. Confirmations of exhibition opportunities continue to be subject to Covid-19 protocols for the forthcoming year.

For more information on offsite venues, please email collections@artsudbury.org or visit our website at artgalleryofsudbury.myshopify.com/pages/exhibitions/artistsubmissions.

 

The Laughing Buddha (194 Elgin Street, Sudbury)

Ideal works for this space are edgy, thought provoking, and showcase a fresh perspective.

For exhibitions of 6-10 artworks (size dependent)

In this venue, artists can display their work for a three-month period and may offer their work for sale.

 

The Sudbury Theatre Centre (170 Shaughnessy St, Sudbury)

Ideal works for this space are project, theme and/or narrative-oriented.

For exhibitions of 8-12 artworks (size dependent)

In this venue, artists can display their work for a pre-determined period and may offer their work for sale.

 

Submission Requirements

Artists are invited to submit proposals which includes following information:

  • Contact Information
  • Artist statement (250 words max)
  • Up to 10 jpeg images of artworks that have a common theme or narrative
  • List of past art-related activity (past exhibitions, education, publications, etc.) as available

 

To Submit

Complete submission proposals can be sent by mail or by email to collections@artsudbury.org. If submissions exceed 6MB, please WeTransfer or provide a link via DropBox.

Review Process

Submissions to this call for proposals will be reviewed by the AGS programming team, including Director/Curator, Collections Care and Exhibition Coordinator, and other members of the curatorial and programming team.

About the Art Gallery of Sudbury | Galerie d’art de Sudbury

The Art Gallery of Sudbury / Galerie d’art de Sudbury is a dynamic bilingual public visual art gallery and key art education, cultural and tourism destination in Northeastern Ontario. We create meaningful engagement opportunities in dialogue with contemporary artists and the permanent collection for all visitors. The Gallery was established in 1967 as a Centennial project of the Sudbury and District Chamber of Commerce. Our exciting exhibitions, art classes, education programs, and the opportunity to purchase local and Canadian art from our boutique make the Gallery a gathering place for the community. The Art Gallery of Sudbury is open to the public year-round. All Covid-19 protocols in effect.

Off-Site Programming Considerations

  • Artists from Sudbury and surrounding region.
  • Diverse programming that feature solo and group exhibitions, including Indigenous artists, Francophone artists, and Newcomer artists.
  • Artistic merit: artist practice, cultural influences, identity, geography, community, language, etc.
  • Proposals that consider availability and relation to gallery space.

Contact

Ally Zmijowskyj Carlos
Collections Care and Exhibition Coordinator
Art Gallery of Sudbury | Galerie d’art de Sudbury
251 John Street
Sudbury ON P3E 1P9
Phone (705) 675-4871 x 222
Email collections@artsudbury.org